BALLANTYNE STRONG INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2014 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. BALLANTYNE STRONG INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.21 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.49% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||28.37||32.75|
|Net Income ($mil)||0.32||-1.72|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||22.49||28.79|
|Total Assets ($mil)||90.07||95.44|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.29||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||21.82||16.5|
|Return on Assets||0.0||0.17|
|Return on Equity||0.0||0.24|
|Debt||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Share Data||Q4 FY14||Q4 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||14.08||14.14|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||4.65||4.7|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||18970.0||23974.0|
HOLD. The price-to-book ratio of 0.97 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 6.90. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BALLANTYNE STRONG INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BTN NA||Peers 21.62||BTN NM||Peers 52.51|
Neutral. A lower P/E ratio can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth potential.
Ratio not available.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
BTN's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|BTN NA||Peers 58.93||BTN NA||Peers 1.03|
Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.
Ratio not available.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|BTN 0.97||Peers 6.90||BTN -100.00||Peers 23.99|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
BTN is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, BTN is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|BTN 0.67||Peers 3.63||BTN -8.23||Peers 8.91|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
BTN is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
BTN significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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